The Dawn Patrol

“Hey, who you callin’ old?”

Letters

Courtesy Light QuestionI just read your courtesy light article . Great stuff! That's what sets the Experimental planes apart from the rest of GA—the...

Editor’s Log

The same plane twice…

Editor’s Log

On with the shows!

Editor’s Log

Yes, you can...maybe!

Checkpoints

Getting it done right.

Rear Cockpit

Flying glass.

Around the Patch

Getting a handle on it; by Marc Cook.

What’s New

The Jabiru LSA was certified, a new Sport Hornet is introduced, Vertical Power offers climate control in the cockpit, Cirrus is taking orders, an old favorite book title is back in print, the PT-6 firewall-forward package is now on a Turbo Grizzly, and an LED pilot pen lights the great write way; edited by Mary Bernard.

Around the Patch

The FAAs John Hickey and Frank Paskiewicz got an earful at the AirVenture forum assembled to illuminate proposed changes to the 51% rule. Although some of the comments ran far afield, many more homebuilders posed thoughtful and challenging questions in an effort to help them understand where they stand with regard to the new regulations; by Marc Cook.

In Case You Missed it

Dialing in with test indicators.

Dialing in with test indicators.

Fiberglass Parts Holder

Photo 1. Fiberglass parts sitting on the hangar floor are easily damaged by...

Product Review: Garmin GMA 240

Garmins latest com offering is a streamlined audio panel/intercom that doesn't do everything, but what it does-nav/com, music, muting and pilot isolate-it does exceptionally well. By Marc Cook.

Down to Earth

Many homebuilders understand their kits as just a starting point for their own preferred modifications. By Amy Laboda.